American Heart Association
CULVER CITY (CNS) – Harlem Globetrotters Scooter Christensen and Wun Versher picked up jump ropes and joined today with students in Culver City as part of a fundraiser for the American Heart Association. Students at […]
Just as heart attack symptoms may differ between men and women, so do stroke risks. Now, the American Heart Association has issued its first guidelines for preventing strokes in women. They focus on birth control, pregnancy, […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Many older adults with high blood pressure can be treated less aggressively, which could mean taking fewer pills to get it under control, according to new treatment guidelines from an expert panel. […]
(AP) – New research suggests eating nuts regularly can help lower your risk of death, particularly from cancer and heart disease. Some advice on adding nuts to your diet: HOW MUCH: The American Heart […]
DALLAS (AP) — Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause […]
DALLAS (AP) — Today’s kids can’t keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don’t run as fast or as far as their parents did […]
The nation’s first new guidelines in a decade for preventing heart attacks and strokes call for twice as many Americans — one-third of all adults — to consider taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. The guidelines, issued […]
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. teens seeking weight-loss surgery have a startling number of health problems that used to be seen only in adults, according to a major government-funded study. Half the teens had at least […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Many heart specialists are hardly Dr. Ruth — sex is not something they relish bringing up with patients. But new guidance says they should, early and often, to let survivors know intimacy […]
(AP) – Eating fish is good for your heart but taking fish oil capsules does not help people at high risk of heart problems who are already taking medicines to prevent them, a large study […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Have a heart problem? If it’s fixable, there’s a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stress does bad things to the heart. New studies have found higher rates of cardiac problems in veterans with PTSD, New Orleans residents six years after Katrina and Greeks struggling through financial turmoil.